Definition of diplomacy :
1. Dexterity or skill in securing advantages; tact.
2. The art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations ( particularly in securing treaties), including the methods and forms usually employed.
3. The body of ministers or envoys resident at a court; the diplomatic body.
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- Ah, well, I suppose diplomacy under the stars runs much the same in all ages. - "54-40 or Fight", Emerson Hough.
- " Dollar diplomacy" was the chief novelty in our relations with China. - "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.
- They would then form at once my justification, and place English diplomacy in such a light before the saner portion of my fellow countrymen that an honourable peace might be rendered possible. - "The Great Impersonation", E. Phillips Oppenheim.